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FRANCIS W. PARKER 
SCHOOL 

STUDIES IN EDUCATION 

THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE CURRICULUM 



EXPERIMENTS IN ADAPTATION 




Published by the Faculty of the Francis W. Parker School, Chicago 



VOLUME VI PRICE, FORTY-FIVE CENTS 



FRANCIS W. PARKER 
SCHOOL 

STUDIES IN EDUCATION 

THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE CURRICULUM 



EXPERIMENTS IN ADAPTATION 




Published by the Faculty of the Francis W. Parker School, Chicago 



VOLUME VI PRICE, FORTY-FIVE CENTS 



NOTE 

With this issue the title, Francis W. Parker School Year 
Book, gives place to that of Francis W. Parker School Studies in 
Education. The sequence of volume numbers is retained, but in 
future reprints the former volumes will be given the new title. 



Copyright, 1920 

Francis W. Parker School 

330 Webster Avenue 

Chicago 



CONTENTS 

Page 

The Individual Project Method 5 

Jennie Hall 

Social Interests in the Class Room — 

Adventures in Civics 46 

Jennie Hall, Irene I. Cleaves, Katharine Taylor 

Men of Service 61 

Herman T. Lukens 

The Life of Lincoln 66 

Irene 1. Cleaves 

Adaptation in the Content of High School Science 86 

Raymond W. Osborne 

New Material in Modern Language Work 93 

Arthur G. Merrill 

Thrift as an Element in Good Citizenship lOl 

Leonard W. Wahlstrom 

The Function of Art in the Course of Study — 
The Relation of Art to School Activities — 

The Lower Grades 1 16 

Marie Claussenius 

The Upper Grades 128 

Katherinc Clements 

Music Moods in Pastel and Charcoal 132 

Katherine Clements 

Dalcroze Eurythmics 141 

Lucy Duncan Hall 

Special Values in Parker School Experience: Alumni 
Impressions — 
Self-Command 151 

Elliott Dunlap Smith 

Power to Think and to Act 153 

Vera Edelstadt 

Brief Suggestions from School Experience — 

The Toy Shop and the Schedule 156 

The Study of Current Interests in the High School 157 

The Individuality Records 158 

Charlotte Greenebaum Kuh, Katharine Taylor